Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 224 230 239
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,106 2,465 2,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.48% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.61% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,609 1,842 1,944
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,102 £31,250 £31,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.74% +7.22%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 128,133 152,793 163,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.76% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100,524 121,643 128,866
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 1,982 £57,500 +4.55% 340
London +38 1,131 £65,000 +8.33% 121
UK excluding London -3 920 £47,500 +5.56% 239
South East -40 284 £55,000 +22.22% 69
North of England -58 187 £47,000 +4.44% 49
Midlands -9 140 £42,500 -19.05% 40
South West +23 127 £47,500 +18.75% 28
East of England +89 104 £50,000 - 33
West Midlands +10 100 £47,500 - 31
North West -4 99 £47,500 +11.76% 34
Yorkshire -54 81 £46,500 +3.33% 15
Scotland +8 64 £44,735 -18.66% 15
East Midlands -1 39 £37,500 -31.82% 9
Wales +5 12 £38,750 +3.33% 3
North East +22 8 £32,000 -20.00%
Northern Ireland -4 2 £60,000 +185.71% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 810 (38.46%) SQL
2 673 (31.96%) Analytics
3 592 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
4 527 (25.02%) Business Intelligence
5 526 (24.98%) Finance
6 456 (21.65%) Data Warehouse
7 447 (21.23%) Data Quality
8 391 (18.57%) SQL Server
9 385 (18.28%) Data Modelling
10 368 (17.47%) ETL
11 330 (15.67%) Microsoft
12 310 (14.72%) Azure
13 302 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
14 293 (13.91%) Python
15 288 (13.68%) Management Information System
16 277 (13.15%) AWS
17 276 (13.11%) Data Governance
18 273 (12.96%) Degree
19 258 (12.25%) Big Data
20 248 (11.78%) Oracle
21 237 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
22 236 (11.21%) Migration
23 227 (10.78%) Data Integration
24 224 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 219 (10.40%) Data Architecture
26 217 (10.30%) Data Analysis
27 211 (10.02%) Project Management
28 210 (9.97%) Data Analytics
29 209 (9.92%) Banking
30 203 (9.64%) Visualisation

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 95 (4.51%) Apache Spark
2 67 (3.18%) SAS
3 51 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 43 (2.04%) Apache
5 27 (1.28%) Confluence
6 25 (1.19%) ArcGIS
7 22 (1.04%) CMS
8 21 (1.00%) Apache Pig
9 17 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.33%) Drupal
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.28%) WordPress
12 5 (0.24%) GeoServer
13 4 (0.19%) IIS
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.19%) SugarCRM
14 3 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.14%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 183 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.43%) SPSS
6 8 (0.38%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.24%) Stata
8 4 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.19%) Revit
9 1 (0.047%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 32 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.28%) Markit EDM
3 24 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 23 (1.09%) PolarLake
5 20 (0.95%) Eagle PACE
6 19 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
7 16 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 13 (0.62%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.57%) FastStats
10 9 (0.43%) Eloqua
10 9 (0.43%) SAP ERP
10 9 (0.43%) SAP MDG
11 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.28%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.28%) SAP BPC
11 6 (0.28%) Unica
12 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.24%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 310 (14.72%) Azure
2 277 (13.15%) AWS
3 196 (9.31%) Power Platform
4 98 (4.65%) Office 365
5 79 (3.75%) SaaS
6 65 (3.09%) GCP
7 49 (2.33%) PaaS
8 43 (2.04%) Serverless
9 40 (1.90%) Amazon S3
9 40 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 35 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
11 29 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
12 27 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
13 26 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
13 26 (1.23%) IaaS
14 24 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
15 23 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 13 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
17 13 (0.62%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.90%) TCP/IP
2 18 (0.85%) Firewall
3 16 (0.76%) NAS
3 16 (0.76%) SAN
4 14 (0.66%) Network Security
5 13 (0.62%) Internet
5 13 (0.62%) iSCSI
5 13 (0.62%) VLAN
6 12 (0.57%) VPN
7 11 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.47%) DNS
9 9 (0.43%) DHCP
9 9 (0.43%) LAN
9 9 (0.43%) WAN
10 8 (0.38%) SMS
10 8 (0.38%) Wireless
11 7 (0.33%) Broadband
12 6 (0.28%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.28%) VSAN
13 4 (0.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (21.65%) Data Warehouse
2 391 (18.57%) SQL Server
3 258 (12.25%) Big Data
4 224 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 196 (9.31%) Power BI
6 174 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 158 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 130 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 120 (5.70%) NoSQL
10 111 (5.27%) Hadoop
11 91 (4.32%) Data Lake
12 81 (3.85%) MySQL
12 81 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
13 77 (3.66%) RDBMS
14 65 (3.09%) MongoDB
15 54 (2.56%) GIS
16 49 (2.33%) Apache Hive
17 47 (2.23%) Oracle Database
17 47 (2.23%) QlikView
18 46 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 77 (3.66%) JIRA
2 55 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 50 (2.37%) Visual Studio
4 36 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 22 (1.04%) Bitbucket
7 20 (0.95%) ERwin
8 14 (0.66%) Maven
8 14 (0.66%) Selenium
9 13 (0.62%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (0.52%) LSMW
11 10 (0.47%) Artifactory
11 10 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.43%) FinalBuilder
12 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 6 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 526 (24.98%) Finance
2 209 (9.92%) Banking
3 184 (8.74%) Marketing
4 96 (4.56%) Retail
5 72 (3.42%) Legal
6 61 (2.90%) Public Sector
7 48 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 44 (2.09%) Front Office
9 37 (1.76%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.61%) Law
11 24 (1.14%) Advertising
11 24 (1.14%) Games
11 24 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 23 (1.09%) Publishing
13 19 (0.90%) Back Office
14 15 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
16 12 (0.57%) Local Government
17 9 (0.43%) Housing Association
17 9 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (18.57%) Analyst
2 319 (15.15%) Developer
3 295 (14.01%) Architect
4 184 (8.74%) Data Analyst
5 153 (7.26%) Data Manager
6 151 (7.17%) Data Architect
7 118 (5.60%) Consultant
8 117 (5.56%) Data Engineer
9 91 (4.32%) Software Engineer
10 80 (3.80%) SQL Developer
11 67 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 64 (3.04%) Senior Manager
13 60 (2.85%) Administrator
13 60 (2.85%) Business Analyst
13 60 (2.85%) Project Manager
14 54 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
15 53 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 53 (2.52%) Data Consultant
16 52 (2.47%) Java Developer
17 51 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (6.74%) .NET
2 123 (5.84%) Web Services
3 84 (3.99%) HTML
4 75 (3.56%) XML
5 66 (3.13%) CSS
6 50 (2.37%) REST
7 43 (2.04%) J2EE
8 41 (1.95%) gRPC
9 37 (1.76%) JSON
10 35 (1.66%) Kafka
10 35 (1.66%) React
11 33 (1.57%) .NET Framework
11 33 (1.57%) RESTful
12 31 (1.47%) AngularJS
13 29 (1.38%) Dropwizard
13 29 (1.38%) jQuery
13 29 (1.38%) Node.js
14 27 (1.28%) J2SE
15 23 (1.09%) HTML5
15 23 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 302 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 288 (13.68%) Management Information System
3 82 (3.89%) Reference Data
4 79 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 62 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 49 (2.33%) User Experience
7 46 (2.18%) Algorithms
8 40 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 30 (1.42%) Pricing Data
11 28 (1.33%) Social Media
12 27 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 27 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 27 (1.28%) PMI
13 26 (1.23%) Derivative
14 25 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.19%) Reinsurance
14 25 (1.19%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.04%) Equities
16 21 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 146 (6.93%) Windows
2 117 (5.56%) Linux
3 52 (2.47%) Unix
4 50 (2.37%) Windows 10
4 50 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.43%) Android
7 9 (0.43%) Solaris
7 9 (0.43%) VMS
8 8 (0.38%) CentOS
9 4 (0.19%) Debian
9 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.047%) HPUX
11 1 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (31.96%) Analytics
2 592 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
3 527 (25.02%) Business Intelligence
4 385 (18.28%) Data Modelling
5 368 (17.47%) ETL
6 276 (13.11%) Data Governance
7 237 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
8 236 (11.21%) Migration
9 227 (10.78%) Data Integration
10 219 (10.40%) Data Architecture
11 217 (10.30%) Data Analysis
12 211 (10.02%) Project Management
13 210 (9.97%) Data Analytics
14 203 (9.64%) Visualisation
15 176 (8.36%) Data Science
15 176 (8.36%) Software Engineering
16 168 (7.98%) CRM
17 167 (7.93%) Decision-Making
18 161 (7.64%) Master Data Management
18 161 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 810 (38.46%) SQL
2 293 (13.91%) Python
3 195 (9.26%) Java
4 147 (6.98%) C#
5 120 (5.70%) R
6 104 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 98 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 71 (3.37%) VBA
9 51 (2.42%) Scala
10 47 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 46 (2.18%) C++
12 41 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 32 (1.52%) C
14 27 (1.28%) Perl
14 27 (1.28%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.00%) VB
16 19 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 19 (0.90%) Haskell
16 19 (0.90%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.85%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 273 (12.96%) Degree
2 47 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 35 (1.66%) PMP
5 28 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 27 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 26 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 23 (1.09%) PhD
9 20 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 15 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.62%) CISSP
13 11 (0.52%) CISM
14 9 (0.43%) ISEB
14 9 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.38%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.38%) HND
16 7 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
16 7 (0.33%) HNC
17 6 (0.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (21.23%) Data Quality
2 142 (6.74%) GDPR
3 69 (3.28%) QA
4 36 (1.71%) SLA
5 35 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.85%) COBIT
7 14 (0.66%) PMO
8 11 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.38%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.33%) NIST
11 5 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.24%) IFRS
11 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.14%) HL7
12 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.095%) EMIR
13 2 (0.095%) MiFID
System Software
1 88 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 77 (3.66%) Docker
3 27 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.90%) HDFS
5 10 (0.47%) vSphere
6 9 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.33%) Firmware
8 6 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.19%) XenApp
10 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.047%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.047%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (2.85%) Kubernetes
2 45 (2.14%) Terraform
3 44 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.90%) Ansible
5 37 (1.76%) Puppet
6 14 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.57%) Istio
8 11 (0.52%) Kibana
8 11 (0.52%) logstash
9 10 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.47%) Salt
10 8 (0.38%) SCCM
11 7 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.14%) Control-M
12 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.14%) Mesos
12 3 (0.14%) Packer
12 3 (0.14%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 330 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 248 (11.78%) Oracle
3 161 (7.64%) Tableau
4 130 (6.17%) Informatica
5 120 (5.70%) SAP
6 116 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (3.61%) Google
8 70 (3.32%) Adobe
9 58 (2.75%) IBM
10 39 (1.85%) Cloudera
11 36 (1.71%) VMware
12 35 (1.66%) Bloomberg
13 31 (1.47%) Splunk
13 31 (1.47%) Teradata
14 30 (1.42%) Sybase
15 29 (1.38%) Alteryx
15 29 (1.38%) MuleSoft
15 29 (1.38%) Talend
16 22 (1.04%) Databricks
16 22 (1.04%) Pega